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The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

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This Afternoon

Hi92° Sunny and Breezy


Lo64° Clear and Breezy then Clear


Hi86° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo60° Clear


Hi88° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo62° Mostly Clear


Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo59° Mostly Clear and Breezy then Mostly Clear


Hi85° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo63° Clear


Everyday Business | Watching the Klock: Sales surge

Wenatchee business whiz Kevin Klock, CEO of beverage company Talking Rain, was featured last week in The Wall Street Journal because sales of his leading product — Sparkling Ice — is kicking some serious butt against rival diet sodas.

Douglas PUD’s fiber network grows a bit

EAST WENATCHEE — The number of active users on the Douglas County PUD’s fiber-optic network has grown to 3,233 — about 25 percent more than in 2014, PUD records show.

Smoldering cigarette starts fire at the Clearwater

EAST WENATCHEE — An unextinguished cigarette that was blown into a cooling system started a fire in a wall of the Clearwater Saloon and Casino in East Wenatchee Thursday morning.

Wheat harvest starts on Badger Mountain

A combine cuts wheat on the foothills of Badger Mountain just east of Fancher Heights. The land is farmed by Tim Doneen and according to his dad, Mike, they started cutting on Sunday and will spend about two weeks cutting at the lower elevations then move to the top of Badger Mountain to continue harvest.

Ecology issues new order for Buckhorn Mine

CHESAW — The state has ordered Kinross Gold Corporation and Crown Resources Corporation to do more to capture and treat water from the Buckhorn Mine near Chesaw.

A watchful eye

A boat on the Columbia River passes by an osprey perched on the dock at Wenatchee's Riverside Park on Monday, July 25. Ospreys nest on a nearby pole behind Pybus Public Market.

First Wenatchee Valley store ready for medical pot patients

WENATCHEE — Medical marijuana patients now have a place to go in Wenatchee to get registered with the state to grow their own plants or buy their pot sales-tax free, but getting the authorization they need won’t be as easy as before.

Pangborn reopens to fixed-wing aircraft

Pangborn Memorial Airport techs Ken Lamb, at right, and Rafael Martinez, in background, remove a large X-sign at the north end of the runway on Monday morning a few minutes before 7 a.m. to reopen the airport.